New development tools bundled with RAD system John R. Joyce, Ph.D. If this name sounds vaguely familiar, while at the same time slightly confusing, there is a reason. Delphi 7 Studio is basically version 7 of Borland's Delphi rapid application development (RAD) system, bundled with a number of additional development tools.
The role of bias in LIMS selection Randy C. Hice I was standing near the tee at the sixth hole at the U.S. Open Golf Championship in Pebble Beach a few years ago. Ernie Els, the silky-smooth South African had just slammed a drive maybe 310 yards down the fairway. Next up, Tiger Woods.
A look back at significant changes of the last decade John R. Joyce, Ph.D. Depending on how you define it, the Internet is 20-years-old this year. Or possibly it's 33. That's the problem with evolving systems, defining the point at which the advanced form came into existence.
Creating awareness with sensor fusion Bill Weaver, Ph.D. Brainteaser: Given the following sequence, "ABCDFGHJ," predict the next character.
The evolution of lasers is a loose allegory for the developmental curve of LIMS in the industry. Of course, this image falls aside when one considers that LIMS have steeply increased in price since the mid 80s, unlike lasers costing hundreds of thousands of dollars now contained in a device the size of a cigarette and costing a few dollars...
Advancements in technical computing from 1980 to the future Anne Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. Broadly speaking, computers have played roles in laboratories since antiquity, from the time astronomers and navigators employed simple calculating technologies to assist with their respective work.
The gap between stand-alone instruments and PCs is closing quickly Tim Dehne Virtual instrumentation in the late 1980s - Over the last two decades, the pace of innovation in computing size, speed, and power have made tremendous advancements.
The movement to the industrial age of science Scott Jenkins, PhD, Devices and Diagnostics Segment Executive, IBM Life Sciences Chemical reactions - In decades past, analytics was the only source for answers.
Tripos and United Devices announced plans to grid-enable Tripos' virtual screening applications to operate on United Devices' grid computing platform.
Roche and Igen International Inc. jointly announced that they have reached definitive agreements to resolve their long-running dispute on the rights to Igen's electrochemiluminescence (ECL) technology used by Roche's diagnostics division.
NextGen Sciences Ltd., a company developing and manufacturing platform technologies for protein research, and LabVantage Solutions, Inc.
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, the healthcare IT business of General Electric Company, and Triple G Systems Group announced that GE Canada Enterprises Company (GE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Electric Company, has completed the acquisition of Triple G.
LION bioscience AG announced an agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO) for its SRS software and for LION SolutionCenter Professional Services. The EPO has licensed LION's SRS to assist in the review and approval of patent applications in the life sciences area.
Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco say they may have found a promising solution. They've developed a faster, more reliable test for identifying the disease, possibly even in living cows. Current tests can only detect the disease after the cow dies.
Accelrys, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pharmacopeia, Inc.and active member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced a strategic agreement in which Accelrys will embed Oracle technology into their Discovery Studio family of products.